Category Archives: News

07 Dec

TNGOP Legislators Celebrate The Damage ALEC Has Done To Tennessee

Nashville, TN (December 7, 2017  – The American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, is convening for a policy conference in Nashville this week. Tennessee Republicans have a long history with ALEC and many will be in attendance. ALEC is part ...

04 Dec

TN Republicans Should Join Senator Corker in Opposing the Tax Scam

Deficits seem to only matter when cutting  Social Security and Medicare Tennessee (December 4, 2017) –  For 8 years under President Obama, the Republican party clamored about the devastating impact of deficits and debt. Rep. Diane Black’s budget made cuts to ...

30 Nov

As Betsy DeVos Visits Tennessee, Questions Remain Unanswered About Secret Meeting with Sen. Kelsey

Nashville, Tenn. (November 29, 2017) –  Back in July, State Senator Brian Kelsey met with the controversial US Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos for an undisclosed purpose. At the time, Kelsey and his legislative assistant did not respond to repeated ...

28 Nov

TNDP Chair Statement on Sen. Corker’s Tax Plan Vote

Nashville, Tenn. (November 28, 2017) – Mary Mancini, chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party, released the following statement on Senator Corker’s vote on the GOP tax plan: “Senator Corker said he would not vote for a bill that added ‘one ...

28 Nov

DNC Statement on Senator Corker Passing Tax Hike on Tennessee Families

In response to Senator Corker and Republicans moving their tax plan out of the Senate Budget Committee without a single Democratic vote, DNC spokesperson Francisco Pelayo released the following statement: “This bill was written for Donald Trump, Senator Bob Corker ...

27 Nov

Will Senator Corker Stand By His Record?

Will Senator Corker Stand By His Record? The Republican tax plan would substantially add to the federal deficit. Tennessee Senator Bob Corker has said numerous times in the past he would not support increasing the deficit. So will Senator Corker ...

16 Nov


“Every Tennessean, no matter who they are, what they look like, or where they live, should have the opportunity to have a better life for themselves and their families. Under this plan, Tennesseans will face an uncertain future. While Democrats ...

14 Nov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TNDP Chair Statement on the CoreCivic Audit

Nashville, Tenn. (November 14, 2017) – Mary Mancini, chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party, released the following statement on the audit of CoreCivic: “We didn’t need an audit to know private prisons are immoral and should not exist. There should ...

13 Nov

Mancini: Blackburn, Fincher Must Denounce Roy Moore

Tennessee (November 13, 2017) – Over the weekend, Republican Senators Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander distanced themselves from their party’s nominee for US Senate in Alabama, Roy Moore, who has been accused of inappropriate sexual conduct with a 14-year old ...

11 Nov

TNDP Chair Statement on Veterans Day

TNDP Chair Statement on Veterans Day Tennessee (November 10, 2017) – On Veterans Day, Mary Mancini, the Chair of the Tennessee Democratic Party released the following statement: “Today we pay tribute to all of the men and women who have ...